Michigan State and Purdue Take Home Weekly Awards
Nov. 23, 2010
Park Ridge, Ill. - The conference office announced on Tuesday the seventh weekly men's swimming and diving awards. Michigan State's Jacob Jarzen was named Swimmer of the Week while Purdue's David Boudia earned Diver of the Week honors.
Men's Swimmer of the Week
Jacob Jarzen won three of Michigan State's four individual titles this weekend at the Georgia Tech Invitational. The sophomore posted the first of his three NCAA provisional times in the 100-yard butterfly with a mark of 47.22, which currently ranks first in the nation. Jarzen continued his success after finishing first in the 100-and 200-yard backstroke, with times of 47.82 and 1:44.20, respectively. His 100-yard backstroke time ranks second in the nation, while his 200-yard time ranks third nationally. The Jacksonville, Ill., native's 200-yard backstroke time of 1:44.20 ranks first in Michigan State history. Jarzen was the only swimmer at the invitational to record NCAA provisional standard times. This marks Jarzen's first weekly award of his career.
Last Michigan State Men's Swimmer of the Week: Kevin Puskaric (Dec. 15, 2009)
Men's Diver of the Week
Junior David Boudia earns his third straight Diver of the Week award as he swept the diving events last weekend, helping the Boilermakers to a first-place finish at the Purdue Invitational. On the 3-meter board, Boudia won with a season-best score of 502.65, only 4.75 shy off of his school record. The Noblesville, Ind., native continued his success on the 1-meter board and platform, posting scores of 415.10 and 524.20, respectively. Boudia holds the record for most Diver of the Week accolades in Big Ten history at 15 overall.
Last Purdue Men's Diver of the Week: David Boudia (Nov. 16, 2010)
2010 Big Ten Men's Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 12 S: Dan Lester, So., WIS